Fatal crash in Haverhill under investigation

HAVERHILL, MASS (WLNE) – A Newburyport woman has died in a fatal single-car crash in Haverhill over the weekend, Massachusetts Police say.

Troopers were assigned to reports of a single-vehicle crash on Route 495 near exit 52 at approximately 12:15 AM.

Police say the crash resulted in the death of the driver and minor injuries to a 7-year-old female passenger.

A preliminary investigation conducted by police reveals that the Chrysler van was being operated on Route 495, and for reasons unknown, the driver lost control of the vehicle, causing it to roll over.

Police identify the driver as 32-year-old Loida Payero, of Newburyport.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 7-year-old passenger was transported to an area hospital.

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